MBTA announces East Boston, Lynn, and Winthrop ferry service resuming this spring

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East Boston ferry will resume service on April 1, Lynn and Winthrop ferries will resume service on April 29.

Spring service schedules for Subway, Bus, and Commuter Rail will be available soon at mbta.com/ServiceChanges.

BOSTON – The MBTA today announced that East Boston ferry service will resume for the season effective Monday, April 1, and the Lynn and Winthrop ferries will resume for the season effective Monday, April 29. Weekend Hingham/Hull/Logan to Boston ferry service will also resume beginning Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, through Columbus/Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend, Monday, October 14.

Service schedules for the East Boston ferry are available online now at mbta.com/EastBoston. Lynn, Winthrop, and weekend Hingham/Hull/Logan ferry schedules will be posted in the coming weeks at mbta.com/ferry. Spring service schedules for Subway, Bus, and Commuter Rail will be available soon at mbta.com/ServiceChanges.

East Boston Ferry
Source: The Bostonian Society

The East Boston ferry operates on weekdays and weekends from April 1 through November 30 between East Boston at Lewis Mall Wharf and the downtown Boston area at Long Wharf (North). A one-way fare on the East Boston ferry is $2.40 (or $1.10 for Reduced Fare riders), which is the same as taking the subway. Tickets can be purchased on the mTicket app. Printed LinkPasses, Commuter Rail Zone passes, and M7s are also accepted. M7 cards, or M7s, are MBTA Student CharlieCards that are pre-loaded with monthly passes for the school year for middle and high schoolers. In support of MassDOT’s Sumner Tunnel project, the East Boston ferry will be free for riders as an alternate mode of transportation in July and August 2024. East Boston ferry service is funded through the Commonwealth.

East Boston Ferry
Photo credit: Alessandra Conte for EastBoston.com

The Lynn ferry operates on weekdays starting April 29 with new weekend service beginning Saturday, May 25, through October 31 between the Blossom Street Pier and the downtown Boston area at Long Wharf (North). A one-way fare on the Lynn ferry is currently $7 (or $3.50 for Reduced Fare riders) in April, May, June, September, and October. In support of MassDOT’s Sumner Tunnel project, a one-way fare on the Lynn Ferry will be reduced to $2.40, the same cost as a one-way subway ride, in July and August 2024. Tickets can be purchased on the mTicket app or with cash. Printed LinkPasses, Commuter Rail Zone passes, and M7s are also accepted.

The Winthrop ferry operates on weekdays from April 29 through November 30 between Winthrop Landing, Quincy, and the downtown Boston area at Central Wharf (South). A one-way fare on the Winthrop ferry is $6.50 (or $3.25 for Reduced Fare riders) in April, May, June, September, and October. In support of MassDOT’s Sumner Tunnel project, a one-way fare on the Winthrop Ferry will be reduced to $2.40, the same cost as a one-way subway ride, in July and August 2024. Tickets can be purchased on the mTicket app or with cash. Printed LinkPasses, Commuter Rail Zone passes, and M7s are also accepted.

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